What’s your name?
My name is Aaron
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
I am based out of the CBDC Emerald site
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Some of my favourite hobbies are going to the gym, playing guitar, taking pictures, kayaking, and playing sports
What’s your favourite movie?
My favourite movie is Good Will Hunting
What is your favourite band/artist?
My favourite artist is Chris Stapleton
What is your favourite restaurant?
Hard to choose just one, but I enjoy Bad Bones Ramen
Do you have any pets?
I have 2 dogs both adopted from the SPCA, Zoey and Sophie
What is a fun fact about you?
A fun fact about me is that I am in the process of starting my own small business!
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship makes the world a better place, it gives entrepreneurs a way to express themselves and be passionate about their work, it truly brings out the best in people.
What is the coolest business you heard of?
One of the coolest businesses I have heard of is a local business called Rose by Victoria, she makes earrings using local wildflowers.
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
I am looking forward to hearing all the incredible ideas the youth in my area have for small businesses and assisting them in making that dream a reality.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
There are plenty of opportunities in the Green Bay – Baie Verte area. Given the interests of the population in the area some opportunities could be a cafe, a food truck, selling salmon flies, river tours, skills camps for sports, second-hand stores, lawn mowing, and plenty more.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
I need the youth to know that if you have a business idea you want help with, do not hesitate to contact me. No idea is a bad idea and we can work together to make it happen!
What is a piece of advice you have for people of any age who are considering starting a business?
Just get started! Even if at first you are only working on the small things like designs, a logo, a website, etc, it will soon develop into a passion you will want to pursue everyday.
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
If you would like to get in touch with me to talk about starting a business, you can stop by the CBDC Emerald office in Springdale, contact me by email at email@example.com OR call 709-673-5702.